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Jean Giguère: The Measure of a Place

Jean Giguère: The Measure of a Place

| 6 min

This short film profiles Jean Giguère, a lifelong volunteer and champion for the arts. Giguère has witnessed the transformative power of the arts in our society—an experience that’s enriched her life immeasurably. Jean Giguère: The Measure of a Place offers a creative representation of Giguère’s arts community and celebrates her particular brand of volunteerism—one marked by humour, compassion and a dedication to changing the world. 

This film was produced by the NFB in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2014 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

  • recipient
    Jean Giguère
  • writer
    Deco Dawson
  • director
    Deco Dawson
  • producer
    Alicia Smith
  • narration
    Jean Giguère
  • director of photography
    Deco Dawson
  • key grip
    Brad Crawford
  • camera operator
    Josh Marr
  • soundtrack composer
    Paul Shrofel
  • production manager
    Lisa Nelson
  • production designer
    Deco Dawson
  • art direction
    Sharon Johnson
    Curtis Wiebe
  • shadow puppet creation
    Curtis Wiebe
  • shadow puppet manipulation
    Curtis Wiebe
  • production design image photographer
    Daniel Gerson
  • production design Photoshop artist
    Alicia Smith
    Corinne M. Kennedy
  • cut out pop up creator
    Sheung Yee Shing
  • sound recordist
    Deco Dawson
  • audio editor
    Paul Shrofel
  • sound mix engineer
    Andrew Yankiwski
  • picture editor
    Deco Dawson
  • visual effects
    Deco Dawson
  • assistant editor
    Aaron Zeghers
  • on-line
    Andrew Shire
  • production assistant
    Rhayne Vermette
    Danielle Winfield
    Aaron Zeghers
  • research
    Lisa Kehler
  • production coordinator
    Faye Yoneda
    Ginette D'Silva
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
  • program administrator
    Bree Beach
  • centre operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • executive producer
    David Christensen


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